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Hannibal Schools' health clinic to open in August

The Hannibal School District is opening a school-based health clinic to be housed on campus. It will offer health care services to students and district staff beginning at the start of the new school year in August.

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Hancock County Food for Thought feeds 'mind, body and soul'
Education

Hancock County Food for Thought feeds 'mind, body and soul'

Hancock County's Food for Thought has fed more students each year since the program began almost four years ago. The weekend food pack program began by serving 20 students. Numbers have steadily climbed, reaching 60 students last school year.

Rauner might amend Illinois budget's education funding overhaul
Education

Rauner might amend Illinois budget's education funding overhaul

Illinois finally has a budget, but the wrangling continues over how to fund public education. The spending plan includes a funding overhaul that tries to narrow the gap between the state's most affluent school district and its poorest.

Education

Committee looks at updating QHS science textbooks

The Quincy Public Schools Curriculum Committee wants to move forward with new science textbooks for Quincy High School. QHS Principal Jody Steinke outlined plans Monday to update textbooks for six science disciplines at a cost of $56,697.60.

Canton's summer reading program generating interest from kids
Education

Canton's summer reading program generating interest from kids

Half-way through its summer reading program, the Canton Public Library continues to be a busy place.

Vose to oversee Pittsfield, Mount Sterling education centers
Education

Vose to oversee Pittsfield, Mount Sterling education centers

Diane Vose feels her new position that oversees the John Wood Community College education centers in Pittsfield and Mount Sterling will carry responsibilities above and beyond the expected administrative duties.

'They have really good food'
Education

'They have really good food'

If Juelz Clausell had to pick a favorite meal at the summer lunch program, it would be chicken nuggets, mashed potatoes and green beans. "They have really good food," the 7-year-old said. "I just like coming up here."

QU generates record $6.46 million in total donations during past year
Education

QU generates record $6.46 million in total donations during past year

Quincy University announced Friday that the institution received a record $6.46 million in total giving during the past fiscal year. Those donations include $4.2 million in cash and pledges specifically to help QU recover from a financial shortfall.

Education

Palmyra School Board approves five-cent hike in meal prices

The cost for breakfast and lunch is going up in the Palmyra School District.

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Counselor available to register QJHS students new to Quincy

A counselor will be available from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 12, 19 and 26 to register sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students who have moved to Quincy and will be attending QJHS.